Education - Early Years

Stranmillis University College


Course Name Education - Early Years
Course Provider Stranmillis University College
Course Code 33060 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Certificate at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters PGCE
Application Date Admission Procedures
Application should be made on the appropriate form which can be obtained from Academic Registry from early December.

Application forms can be requested from Academic Registry, please telephone 028 90384263 or email
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Entry Requirements

Expand+In keeping with all courses of initial teacher education, entrants are required to have achieved Grade C in GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics, English Language and a single or combined Science subject. GCSE qualifications must have been gained at the ...

Course Content

Expand+This course is designed for those who wish to prepare for a teaching career specialising in the 3-8 age range.

The course is of thirty-six weeks duration, beginning in early September and lasting until late June. Half of the course is based in the...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Education Issues
A range of educational issues will be focused upon throughout this course such as:

•A Quality Early Years Curriculum
•Experiential Learning and the Powerful Medium of Play
•International Perspectives
•Special Education...

Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
This PGCE course will lead to 'Eligibility to Teach' status which is granted by the Department of Education. With this qualification students will be able to seek employment in nursery schools and/or primary schools in a Foundation (Years 1 and 2) or Key Stage 1 (Years 3 and 4) class. All students who successfully complete a PGCE at Stranmillis University College will be eligible to claim 30 M-Level credit points towards a Master's qualilfication.
Further Enquiries Application forms can be requested from Academic Registry, please telephone 028 90384263 or email
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